editors’ pick – the Gauntlet

the Gauntlet

Technology can’t save us from social isolation

Students gather in the Commons for a spirit event during assembly. Losing these moments of interaction during social distancing could serve as a reminder of their value once they return.
Sully Maley, Editor in Chief April 24, 2020

Walking around school every day, looking up and around at my classmates and peers in the halls, I don’t usually see many faces. Instead of looking straight ahead, many students are looking directly down,...

Let’s breathe some life into our small town

Kids need a place like the Main Street of old to fill the void of a central locale where teens can hangout.  Image from Wikipedia.
Aiden Kovich, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

Bradenton, Florida: population 56,000… What a place to live!  There’s nothing like reading the extraordinary amount of obituaries in the Herald-Tribune (we have a very aging population), or sitting...

It’s time to start the school day at 8:45 am

Since the school has decided to remain virtual, we should start online classes at 8:45 am.
Sophia Berry, Staff writer April 23, 2020

It's 7:30 am on a Monday morning, and I stumble out of bed to brush my teeth, eat breakfast, and get ready for the school day. Despite the fact that I'm not leaving my house, my first class is still bright...

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